vascular ray


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vascular ray

n
(Botany) another name for medullary ray

med′ullary ray′


n.
a vertical band or plate of unspecialized tissue that radiates between the pith and the bark in the stems of woody plants.
[1820–30]
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Noun1.vascular ray - a sheet of vascular tissue separating the vascular bundlesvascular ray - a sheet of vascular tissue separating the vascular bundles
vascular tissue - tissue that conducts water and nutrients through the plant body in higher plants
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